This Cookie Statement describes the cookies used by GiftShift B.V. (hereinafter also referred to as “GiftShift” or “we” and “us”) through the website giftshift.com (hereinafter: the “Website”) and for what purpose these cookies are used.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of (text) information that are sent to your browser when you visit a website and are then stored on the hard drive or in the memory of your computer, tablet or cell phone (hereinafter “Device”). Cookies placed through the Website cannot damage your Device or the files stored on it.
What cookies does GiftShift use?
GiftShift primarily uses functional cookies. These cookies are necessary to deliver to you the services and functionalities you have requested. For example, functional cookies remember that you are logged in, so you do not have to log in again on a subsequent web page.
In order to collect statistics on the use and visits of the Website, GiftShift uses analytics services. This data is analyzed by the provider of these analytics services and the results are provided to GiftShift. GiftShift thus gains insight into how the Website is being used and can adjust the Website and/or its services as needed based on that information. If required by law, the analytics service may provide this information to third parties. GiftShift uses the following analytics services: Google Analytics.
We have set up our analytics services to be as privacy-friendly as possible. That means we have taken the following measures to protect your privacy:
- We have entered into a processor agreement with the analytics service provider.
- We have agreed with the provider of the analytics service that the data may not be used for other purposes.
- Your IP address is partially encrypted.
Social plug ins
The Website provides access to various social media, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google+. Using these so-called social plugins you can share information on the website with others and recommend it. Through the social plugins cookies are placed on your Device by third parties. These may be cookies whose purpose is to optimize your user experience, but there may also be
cookies are set that are used to track your browsing habits across multiple websites and build a profile of your browsing habits.
The permission you have given GiftShift to place and read cookies can be revoked at any time by setting your browser to not accept cookies or by deleting all cookies already placed in your browser. Consult your browser’s help function to find out how to delete cookies.
However, you should be aware that deleting cookies may result in certain parts of the Website not working properly or not working at all.
Refusing and deleting cookies affects only the computer and browser on which you perform this action. If you use multiple computers and/or browsers, you must repeat the above action(s) for each computer and/or browser.
There is a possibility that the information collected through a cookie may contain personal data. If so, the processing of this personal data is also subject to GiftShift’s Privacy Statement. The Privacy Statement can be found on the Website.
This Cookie Statement is subject to change. Changes to this Cookie Statement will be announced through the Website.
If you have any questions about this Cookie Statement, please send a message to